Museum Workshop Giuditta Brozzetti

Museum in Perugia

Museum Workshop Giuditta Brozzetti
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Perugia’s Museum Workshop Giuditta Brozzetti (Il Museo-Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti) is a gem located about a 15-minute walk from Piazza IV Novembre. Housed inside the former 13th-century church, Ex Chiesa di San Francesco delle Donne, where Saint Francis and his disciples once lived and prayed, this museum is dedicated to preserving traditional Umbrian hand weaving techniques.

Historical Setting: The museum’s location in a historic church adds a unique charm, connecting visitors with centuries-old traditions in a sacred space that resonates with history and spirituality.

Meet the Master Weaver: Visitors are welcomed by Marta Cucchia, a fourth-generation master weaver, who passionately shares the story of Umbrian textiles. Marta provides engaging demonstrations of the ancient craft, showcasing how these techniques have been preserved and passed down through generations of dedicated women.

Explore and Create: At the Museum Workshop, you can purchase richly woven fabrics, including pillows, table runners, curtains, and other household items. Additionally, the workshop offers opportunities to weave your own piece of history. Sign up for one of their hand weaving, lacemaking, or embroidery courses, available throughout the year for individuals and small groups.

Why Visit: This hidden jewel of Perugia’s attractions offers a unique blend of history, art, and hands-on experience. It’s an inspiring visit that celebrates the rich textile heritage of Umbria and the enduring craftsmanship of its people.

Whether you’re an enthusiast of traditional crafts or simply looking for a unique cultural experience, the Museum Workshop Giuditta Brozzetti is a must-visit destination in Perugia.

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Visiting Museum Workshop Giuditta Brozzetti


Monday to Friday 9:00 – 18:00

Saturday and Sunday by Appointment Only.

Address: Via Tiberio Berardi, 5/6, 06123 Perugia, Province of Perugia, Italy
Duration: 20 minutes

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